The Grace Scott Moore Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup






The Grace Scott Moore Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup

Presented by

The Cocker Spaniel Club of Ireland

and

Associated Cocker Clubs

For

Best Cocker At Club Show

Birmingham, 1931 Hallmark


First offered by the Club, some friends, the Black, Red or Golden Cocker Club of Ireland, the Ulster Cocker Spaniel Club, the Cocker Spaniel Club (UK) and the Dublin Cocker Society, in memory of Mrs. Scott Moore's work for the Club.




Offered


  • 1958 Best in Show.
  • 1968 Best Cocker at the Club Show. Open to all.
  • 2009 Best in Show.

Engravings/Plaques


  • 1964 Mr. R.L. Hutchinson's - Greenglen Cheeky Rosina Gay
  • 1965 Mrs. M. Snary's - Platonstown Lovely Cottage
  • 1969 Miss. Fagan's - Lick Bla Blondetta
  • 1971 K. Creamers - CH. Cretoka Alfredo
  • 1972 Mr. R. Houston's - Cretoka Trilby of Dunroy
  • 1974 Dolan's - Harlington of Regles
  • 1973 K. Creamers - CH. Scolys Sunchanter
  • 1977 K. Creamers - INT. CH. Cretoka Alfredo
  • 1978 K. Creamers - Cretoka Tamasha
  • 1979 Mrs. R. Ryan's - Talkback of Leinarb
  • 1980 Mrs. R. Ryan's - Fortbreda Shining Star
  • 1982 Bates's - Blenkarn Silkshirt
  • 1984 Mrs. M.F. Wilson's - Kepplegate Touch of Gold
  • 1986 Mr. T.J. Cardy's - Middlegill Magnus Reaghbel
  • 1987 R.A.A. Brown - Metkar Ebenezer AN. CH.
  • 1988 Perkins - Courtmaster's Copycat
  • 1993 McCormack Kelly - SH. CH. Sandown Golden Joy
  • 1994 Yardleys - Allies Second Edition
  • 1995 (Flowers) - Canigou Fast Study
  • 1996 Campbell's - Blue Emperor Max
  • 2000 Knowles - Rushmi Courtjester
  • 2001 Knowles - Rushmi Music Man
  • 2004 McEntee's - IR. SH. CH. Lochdene Shoe Shine
  • 2009 (O'Shea) - Siadhbh√≠n Keen Leader




The Colonel Scott Moore Novice Challenge Cup






The Colonel Scott Moore Cup

Irish Cocker Club

Field Trials


Presented to the Club at a committee meeting held at Mrs. D. Moore-Smiths residence on Clare Street Dublin on Thursday, October 7th, 1937 for competition in the the Club Show in 1938.




Offered


  • 1937 Best Irish bred Cocker in the Novice Any Variety Stake at the Club's Trials.
  • 19?.
  • 20?.




The Kilbride William Salver






The Kilbride William Salver

Presented by

The Scott Moores?


First offered for the Club show in 19 ?????.




Offered


  • 1968 Best Blue Roan dog bred in Eire.
  • 1978 Best Open Dog.
  • 2008 Open Bitch.

Engravings/Plaques


  • 1968 Miss. D. M. Fagan's - Lick Bla Benkie
  • 1972 Dr. W. J. Roche - Arno of Waterfall
  • 1974 Dolan's - Harlington of Regles
  • 1975 R. & S. Cumming's - Seltaeb Prince of Orange
  • 1980 Mr. & Mrs. Boyd's - Leinarb Starlight
  • 1996 Campbell's - Blue Emperor Max
  • ???? - Canigou Fast Study




The Sue Memorial Cup






The Sue Memorial Challenge Cup

Presented by

Mrs. Grace Scott Moore.


Presented to the Club at a committee meeting held at Mrs. D. Moore-Smiths residence on Clare Street Dublin on Thursday, October 7th, 1937 for competition in the the Club Show in 1938.




Offered


  • 1940 Best Cocker in Novice Classes.
  • 1968 Best Novice.
  • 1978 Best Novice Dog.

Engravings/Plaques


  • 1954 W. D. Smyth's - Presentation Saucy Sue
  • 1955 Mrs. Sidney Smith - no dog listed
  • 1956 Dr. V. J. O'Doherty's - Pompey of Marvin
  • 1962 Mr. T. J. Cardy's - Coral of Reaghbel
  • 1963 Mrs. R. Boyd's - Cornfield Cornflower
  • 1964 Mrs. E. Cardy's & Mr. H. A. L. Baird's - Don of Glencraigy
  • 1968 Mrs. J. Mahon's - Noham Battledore
  • 1975 O'Reillys - Matriachal Mandarin
  • 1977 Mr. M. Lawless - Lowacre Black Ace
  • 1979 Mrs. T. Connolly's - Volare Solerno
  • 1980 Mr. & Mrs. Boyd's - Leinarb Starlight
  • 1981 Dr. W. J. Roche - Cool Customer of Waterfall
  • 1981 Mr. & Mrs. Brown's - Sable Prince Caesar
  • 1989 M. Ward's - Starwar of Waterfall




The Capers Challenge Cup






THE COCKER SPANIEL Club OF IRELAND

The Capers Challenge Cup

Presented By

Mrs. Scott Moore

1948


First offered for the Club show in 1948.




Offered


  • 1968 Best of opposite sex to the winner of the of Merok trophy.
  • 1991 Not bred by Exhibitor.
  • 1993 Best Brace.

Engravings/Plaques


  • 1962 Mr. T. J. Cardy's - Coral of Reaghbel
  • 1996 Campbell's - Blue Emperor Max




Colonel Joseph Scott Moore and Mrs. Grace Scott Moore


Of Manor Kilbride, Co. Wicklow and founding members of the Club. The Scott Moore's had their movements regulary noted in the society pages of the national papers, but can surely be described as generous, hard working, sincere and dedicated to the causes they supported.

Grace Scott Moore


A descendant of William the Conqueror, Violet Grace Hastings Wheler was born in England on 28th July, 1871, she married the then Major Scott Moore on January 9th, 1902. First Honoury Treasurer of the Irish Spaniel Club from 1923 and The Cocker Spaniel Club of Ireland from formation in 1929 until her death. She also served as The Cocker Spaniel Club of Ireland delegate to the IKC from 1932.

Mrs. Grace Scott Moore is standing second from left in this picture from the 1935 Show.

Mrs. Scott Moore passed away on the day of the Club Show on Saturday, 17/04/1948. Although unwell for the previous few years, she was active to the last. From the Club Secretaries Notebook April 1948, the following entries are recorded.

Monday, 5th:

Grace asks about Show Lunch - suggests Jarnetts as her doctor won't allow her to go upstairs.

Friday, 9th:

Grace asks what the Dolphin Hotel said - (Dolphin quotes for course lunch with beef 7/6, chicken 10/6 & lamb 11/6 per head!! They have booked provisionally for 7 at 12 O'C on 17th).

Monday, 12th:

Grace says the chicken lunch.

Friday, 16th:

Phone from Dan, on behalf of Grace saying she would send in the money for the Club lunch early in the morning as he might not be in time with the dogs.

Saturday, 17th: (the day of the Club Show)

Grace Died - Col. Scott Moore sent in special messenger saying it would be her wish for the show to carry on. £7 came from Grace by special messenger.

Grace was laid to rest on Tuesday, 20th April 1948.

A resolution of Sympathy was sent to Col. Scott Moore on the 29th. The Grace Scott Moore Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup, was subscribed to by the Club, friends, the Black, Red or Golden Cocker Club of Ireland, the Ulster Cocker Spaniel Club, the Cocker Spaniel Club (UK) and the Dublin Cocker Society, as a mark of respect for her memory and today marks the award for Best in Show at our Clubs Championship Shows.


Colonel Joseph Scott Moore D.L., J.P.


Was born at Manor Kilbride, Wicklow, Ireland and inherited the Kilbride estate following his fathers death in 1915. Educated at Bray, later entering the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He served in the Essex Regiment and the Royal Army Service Corps. He was invalided out suffering from war wounds in 1916.

He returned to Manor Kilbride and became a well known bloodstock breeder and bred some notable animals including Aryol and Pulcher, both of which carried his colours to victory. He had what was described as a useful heard of Black Aberdeen-Angus.

In August 1923 he stood unsuccessfully as a candidate for the new Dail on behalf of the Ratepayers Association. He was a former Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for the county and High Sheriff for Wicklow in 1921.

Elected to applause as a Vice President of the Club at the AGM in 1937 and elected President of The Cocker Spaniel Club of Ireland in 1940 until his death in 1950.

Joseph died on Saturday, July 22nd, 1950 aged 83.



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